$77,654.00 – $106,748.00 Annually
3/24/2023 11:59 PM Central
The City of Elgin, Illinois seeks highly qualified police officer candidates. Founded in 1836 and located 35 miles northwest of Chicago, Elgin is proud of its diversity in demographics and culture. From its revitalized downtown area, including the award-winning Riverwalk and the Hemmens Cultural Center, to its many comfortable neighborhoods, four historic districts, 1,600 acre parks system and extensive regional recreational assets, Elgin offers a unique quality of life, whether one is interested in city or suburban living. Elgin’s motto, “The City in the Suburbs”, embodies a celebration of Elgin’s past, enjoyment of the present, and the promise of Elgin’s future.
GENERAL DEFINITION AND CONDITIONS OF WORK
- Essential functions – Preserving the public peace; protecting life and property; preventing crimes; detecting and arresting violators of the law; enforcing all criminal and traffic laws of the State of Illinois and the ordinances of the City of Elgin.
- Typical tasks – conducting traffic accident investigations; patrolling an assigned area of the City; investigating suspicious incidents; conducting preliminary investigations; preserving evidence and interviewing witnesses.